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Income Protection

Provides a regular income if you're unable to work because of accident or sickness.

  • Pays out if you're too ill to work because of an accident of sickness
  • Gives you monthly payments so you can continue to pay your bills when your income stops
  • Available as comprehensive or budget cover
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Facts about LV= Income Protection

At LV= we believe that protecting regular income is at the heart of sound financial planning.

Some facts about LV= income protection:

  • We paid 90% of total income protection claims we received in 2016.
  • The average amount of benefit claim paid in 2016 was £14,695.
  • On average, our income protection claims last for 7 years, 7 months.

3 reasons for having income protection

  • It's becoming extremely hard to qualify for state benefit. Employment & Support Allowance for a single person over 25 in the 'support group' pays a maximum of £109.65 a week from April 2017. Most of us couldn't survive on this so private provision is becoming essential.
  • Nearly everyone has long term financial commitments and income protection provides long-term protection to cover these.
  • It costs a staggering £231,843 to bring up a child until they reach the 21 years of age [1]. The financial consequences of not having this cover are severe.

[1] LV= Cost of a Child survey 2016

Call LifeSearch on:
0800 072 1257

Mon to Thu 8am - 8pm
Fri 8am - 6pm

Existing customer?
0800 678 1906

8.30am - 6.30pm Monday to Friday

Calls may be recorded and/or monitored for training and audit purposes.

LV= have chosen to partner with LifeSearch to offer customers independent advice for protection products.

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Why choose LV=

An insurance provider you can trust established in 1843.

  • 90% of new claims paid in 2016
  • UK's largest friendly society

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Need to make a claim?

Speak to one of our experienced claims advisers to help guide you through the process.

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